Hello and welcome to the final day of Monster Week. I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing a few monsters over the last 6 days and hopefully added a few things to your TBR list too! There’s still a giveaway draw later today, as well as another few giveaways announced relating to this week to come inContinue reading “Monsters and Mythology: a chat with Cait Reynolds and Susana Imaginário”
Monthly Archives: Mar 2021
Monsters Around the World!
Welcome to today’s post – get your hiking boots on as we’re exploring jungles, caves and mountains on the search for monsters from all around the world. I’m excited to share an interview with the brilliant Margrét Helgadóttir to talk about her Monsters series with Fox Spirit Books. With her concluding book (Eurasian Monsters, ofContinue reading “Monsters Around the World!”
Our imaginations are great and all, but when an artist brings a monster to life, the results can also be stunning. I’ve picked out 5 memorable movie monsters and 5 graphic novels for when your brain’s a little more tired and you want monsters presented to you more visually! 5 Memorable Monster Movies to WatchContinue reading “It Lives!”
The Monster Week Indie Special
Hi everyone! Very excited today to amplify the voices of some passionate indie authors and hopefully add to your TBR piles. I’ll also be hosting some awesome giveaways over on twitter too! It’s important to me as a blogger to do my small part in helping to highlight authors who have decided to go theContinue reading “The Monster Week Indie Special”
Here at Spells & Spaceships, on the 3rd day of Monster Week, the focus is on dragons. You can check out brand new interviews with Brian Naslund, one of my favourite authors and ML Spencer whose Dragon Mage novel is getting alot of attention! Aswell as these interviews there is an updated list of dragonContinue reading “Dragon Day!”
Humanoid Monsters plus Call of the Wyld Review!
There’s something about a human monster that makes it just that little bit creepier. Perhaps it’s the suggestion of intelligence, or a motive other than just being a predatory beast, or perhaps its the lack of humanity within something that appears (sometimes only vaguely) human. Whatever the case, human monsters have been around since theContinue reading “Humanoid Monsters plus Call of the Wyld Review!”
What is a Monster?
A guest post from DH Willison What is a monster? No, it’s not a trick question. Is a vampire a monster? How about a dragon? A mermaid? A centaur? The blob? One of the aliens in Alien? Susan from Monsters vs. Aliens? I’ll bet most readers said no to at least one of the above,Continue reading “What is a Monster?”
Making a Monster
Monster: 1. a large, ugly, and frightening imaginary creature Hello and welcome to the Spells & Spaceships Fantasy Monster Week! This week will look at the monsters specifically of the Fantasy, Sci-Fi and folklore variety, largely sticking to the above definition – there’ll be no serial killers or other deplorable humans. Unless they’re covered inContinue reading “Making a Monster”
Fantasy Monster Week is nearly here!
Hi fantasy readers, I just thought I’d give you a little more info about fantasy monster week, 22nd til the 28th March. It’s an event I thought up a few months ago and have been doing a bit of work towards here and there for the last few weeks, interviewing various authors and chatting aboutContinue reading “Fantasy Monster Week is nearly here!”